16th Annual WBEC-West Strategic Procurement Opportunity Conference

September 10-12, 2019 3800 W. Starr Pass Boulevard

JW MARRIOTT TUCSON STARR PASS RESORT & SPA

September 10, 2019-September 12, 2019 3800 W. Starr Pass Boulevard

WBEC-West 16th Annual Strategic Procurement Opportunity Conference will provide you the resources needed to build sustainable relationships with procurement and supplier diversity professionals in order to grow your business to the next level of success. This year’s event will have smaller industry specific symposiums, which will allow you the opportunity to dialog and connect with procurement and supplier diversity professionals in a more meaningful way, while learning about the latest trends and industry specific opportunities within your target markets.
 
Learn How to Uncover the Clues to Success in this two-and-a-half-day event while building sustainable relationships during the symposiums, connection luncheon, matchmaker opportunities, strategic mini-connections and round table meetings with corporate partners, primes, government agencies and fellow WBEs. Join your new connections and top off the event in style at our annual awards dinner on Thursday, September 12, 2019.
 

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Agenda

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  • Tue
    10 September
    Early Registration
    08:00 am - 03:30 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    WBE2WBE Connection Corner
    08:00 am - 03:30 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    WIPP Government Session
    09:00 am - 12:00 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Corporate Only Workshop (Invitation Only)
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Corporate Only Working Lunch (Invitation Only)
    12:00 pm - 01:00 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Corporate Only Workshop Continues (Invitation Only)
    01:00 pm - 02:45 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Manufacturing Mini Symposium
    01:15 pm - 02:45 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Professional Services Mini Symposium
    01:15 pm - 02:45 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Platinum Supplier Prep Class (PSP Grads Only)
    01:30 pm - 02:45 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Platinum Supplier Vendor Showcase (PSP Grads/Corps Only)
    03:00 pm - 05:00 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Attendee Orientation: Session 1: Getting the most out of the WBEC-West Conference
    03:00 pm - 03:45 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Attendee Orientation: Session 2: Getting the Most Out of Your WBENC Certification
    03:45 pm - 05:00 pm Read More
    Platinum Supplier Graduation Reception (ALL past & present PSP Grads/Corps Only)
    05:00 pm - 06:00 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Conference Kick Off Welcome Reception
    06:00 pm - 09:00 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
  • Wed
    11 September
    Registration
    07:00 am - 05:00 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    WBE2WBE Connection Corner
    07:30 am - 05:00 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Kick Off Welcome Breakfast
    08:00 am - 09:30 am JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Construction Symposium
    09:45 am - 11:45 am JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Utility Symposium
    09:45 am - 11:45 am JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Technology Symposium
    09:45 am - 11:45 am JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Building Sustainable Relationships to Grow Your Business Interactive Lunch
    12:00 pm - 02:30 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    How 2 Build Success with AT&T and Time Warner
    02:45 pm - 03:45 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    How 2 Build Success with PayPal
    02:45 pm - 03:45 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    How 2 Build Success with Honda
    02:45 pm - 03:45 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Matchmaker Madness Non-Strategic Roundtable
    04:00 pm - 05:00 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Macy`s Strategic Dinner
    06:00 pm - 09:00 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
  • Thu
    12 September
    WBEC-West Silent Auction
    07:00 am - 04:30 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Registration
    07:30 am - 03:00 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Resource Tables
    07:30 am - 05:00 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    WBE2WBE Connection Corner
    07:30 am - 05:00 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Mini-Workshop
    09:45 am - 10:45 am JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    WBEC-West 16th Annual Corporate Strategic Matchmaker
    09:45 am - 04:00 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Mini-Workshop
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Thursday Lunch Panel
    12:00 pm - 02:00 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Macy`s Pop Up Booth
    01:00 pm - 04:00 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Mini Workshop
    02:15 pm - 03:15 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Gala Reception
    06:30 pm - 07:30 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    Gala/Awards Dinner
    07:30 pm - 10:30 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More
    After Party
    10:30 pm - 11:55 pm JW Marriott Starr Pass Read More